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The Top Gear car review:Audi TT Coupe

Overall verdict
The best real world supercar on sale. You'll be seeing a lot of these.


World's best sub-£100k cabin meets great drivetrain


S line ride, still not as engaging as a BMW 2-Series


What is it?

The third-gen version of the car know-it-alls will sneer is nothing more than a Golf in a posh frock. Well, game over, glass-half-empty sorts – the new Audi TT is pretty darned good. It does all the stylish, refined coupe things better than the old car, but thanks to an aluminium-intensive construction (yes, it is based around the VW Group’s do-it-all MQB platform) it’s also much lighter, and a genuinely engaging drive at last.

Not that the car shouts it on the outside, unfortunately. Besides moving the badge from the huge grille to the bonnet, R8-style, and turning some of the curves into angular creases, the new TT looks more like a mild facelift of the old car than a traffic-stopping newcomer.

But good news! You can have a fast one. You know how this works: the Audi TTS brings much speed, the Audi TT RS brings vast speed.

Highlights from the range

Title 0–62 CO2 MPG BHP Price
The fastest
2.5T FSI TT RS Quattro 2dr S Tronic
3.7s 187g/km 34.4 400 £51,595
The cheapest
1.8T FSI Sport 2dr
6.9s 138g/km 47.1 180 £28,595
The greenest
2.0 TDI Ultra Black Edition 2dr
7.1s 124g/km 60.1 184 £35,970
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